Donegal’s minors overcame Armagh by eight points in the Ulster Minor Football League Shield final this afternoon at Garvaghey.
Donegal 1-11 Armagh 0-6
Oisin Gallen scored 1-6, including a penalty late in the first half, for Donegal as Shaun Paul Barrett’s team came out on top.
Donegal led by eight, 1-6 to 0-1, at the changeover.
The goal came after Keelan McGroddy was hacked down in front of goal and Gallen slammed home from the penalty.
Peadar Mogan clipped over a trio of fine points as Donegal collected the Shield and go now to prepare for their Ulster MFC opener against Antrim in May.
Donegal: Sean Taylor; Michael McGroary, Aaron Deeney, Karl McGlynn; Colin McFadden, Luke Gavigan, Paul Murphy; Conor O’Donnell (0-1), Ronan Docherty; Paddy Dolan (0-1), Aaron Doherty, Keelan McGroddy; Peadar Mogan (0-3, 2f), Oisin Gallen (1-6, 4f, 1-0 pen), Brian O’Donnell. Subs: Oisin Purdy for McGroddy (45), Shay Doherty for Dolan (45), Ryan McMahon for McFadden (50), Lanty Molloy for B O’Donnell (55), Fionn Gallagher for Murphy (56), Jack McSharry for Docherty (58).